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March 21, 2010
  Mammals best avian opponentsPDF files may take a moment to load

Draining treys isn't just a cool sports phrase-the University of Saskatchewan Huskies proved this in Saturday night's semi-final victory over the favourite Carleton University Ravens.

March 21, 2010
  'Birds survive while Dinos perishPDF files may take a moment to load

The Dinos run at the Final 8 again ended in disappointing fashion.

They were defeated in the semi-final of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship by the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds for the second year in a row, this time by a score of 77-63.

Fouls forced the Dinos to go deep into their bench early. Ross Bekkering was limited to just a minute and 20 seconds of playing time in the first half after taking two fouls at the start of the game.

March 19, 2010
  Dinos advance to CIS semisPDF files may take a moment to load

OTTAWA- The Dinos men's basketball team ended the Cape Breton University Capers hoop dreams Friday.

In the opening game of the quarterfinals of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Championships at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, the seventh-seeded Dinos won 82-74 over the second-seeded Capers. The win matches them up again against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds Saturday in the semi-final.

March 18, 2010
  Living library lets readers talk with 'books'PDF files may take a moment to load

The average person doesn't usually find themselves engaged in a conversation with a recovering drug addict who found his footing by becoming a magician and entertainer. However, The Living Library Project, put on by the Calgary Public Library and the Calgary Centre for Culture, Equity and Diversity, seeks to change that. The daughter project of The Human Library, which originated in Denmark, returns to the city after its successful inaugural offering last March.

March 18, 2010
  Campus improvement fund proposals approvedPDF files may take a moment to load

It is easy for students to wish that their club spaces, labs and classrooms were newer and nicer but it can be hard to find ways to get those upgrades done. The Campus Improvement Fund is one way to make improvements and projects happen.

The Campus Improvement Fund is a Quality Money project run by the Students' Academic Assembly. Faculty representatives are responsible for proposing projects that will benefit members of their faculty, said Students' Union vice-president academic Meg Martin.

March 18, 2010
  Controversy over Facebook comments continuesPDF files may take a moment to load

A University of Calgary student is seeking a judicial review of a university decision to place him on probation for non-academic misconduct charges regarding comments he made about a professor on Facebook.

A group of students conveyed their dissatisfaction with their Fall 2007 law and society 201 professor's teaching capabilities on the Facebook group entitled "I no longer fear Hell, I took a course with [instructor's name]."

March 18, 2010
  Student dancers take to the MainstagePDF files may take a moment to load

For over three decades, Mainstage Dance has premiered professionally choreographed works performed by students in the Bachelor of Arts dance program. These University of Calgary students get a rare opportunity to participate in a collaborative process and create a piece of original dance work.

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March 18, 2010
  The validity of demonstrationsPDF files may take a moment to load

As students from the Universities of Alberta, Calgary and Lethbridge prepare to march on Alberta's legislature in defiance of proposed tuition hikes, one has to wonder what effect their outcries will yield.

For a government faced with a large deficit to balance and voters to sway in the wake of decreasing support, it is highly unlikely that they will change their stance on tuition simply because of 1,000 students standing in their backyard saying "no."

March 18, 2010
  Dinos in fight for CIS title in OttawaPDF files may take a moment to load

The Dinos men's basketball team is back at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Final 8 tournament and will be looking to improve on their semi-final loss from last year. The Final 8 again takes place at Scotiabank Place just outside of Ottawa, hosted by the Carleton University Ravens. The Ravens have won this tournament, and the McGee trophy, six of the last seven years.

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March 18, 2010
  Dinos national championsPDF files may take a moment to load

It was a script even Hollywood couldn't have come up with. After winning back-to-back five set thrillers, the Dinos men's volleyball team claimed their first Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship since 1993, and fourth overall, on Sunday with a win over the Trinity Western University Spartans.

The season certainly had its ups and downs, but it couldn't have finished in a better way for a team whose confidence only seemed to grow as they went deeper into the tournament.

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